Rockweed Study II,  2017, monotype, 5" x 7"

 Rockweed Study II, 2017, monotype, 5" x 7"

LITTLE GEMS: A group exhibit of small artworks
by fifteen contemporary artists

May 29th–July 28th 2018
Opening: Saturday, June 9th, 4:00–7:00pm

Antique & Contemporary Fine Jewelry

36 1/2 Union Street
Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA

LITTLE GEMS celebrates small original artworks by fifteen contemporary artists. The concept behind the show is how beauty in a small format can escalate its special and compelling qualities. Four 5" x 7" monotypes of rockweed from my Cuttyhunk series will be part of this exhibit, one on view and the other three as part of a portfolio.

Click for more information on the exhibit: www.gladstonejewelry.com/events

Through the Branches,  2018, acrylic & pastel on paper, 18" x 22"

Through the Branches, 2018, acrylic & pastel on paper, 18" x 22"

Somerville Open Studios 2018

Saturday and Sunday, May 5th & 6th
Studio 34

Joy Street Studios
86 Joy Street, Somerville, MA

My studio opened for two days in May as part of Somerville Open Studios. This spring I returned to painting trees. Images of spring trees in full bloom and trees with sunlight filtering through the leaves are the subject of my latest series.

August Buddleia,  2017, monotype, 22" x 28"

August Buddleia, 2017, monotype, 22" x 28"

SOS First Look Exhibit

April 23 - May 15, 2018
Somerville Museum, 1 Westwood Road

Reception: Sunday, April 22nd, 4:00pm–6:00pm

Participating artists in Somerville Open Studios (SOS) are invited to submit work to the First Look Exhibit. My monotype "August Buddleia" from the In the Garden series was part of this show at the Somerville Museum.


Roses, 2017, monotype, 22" x 30"


Antique & Contemporary Fine Jewelry
August 29th–November 4th 2017

36 1/2 Union Street
Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA

FLORIBUNDA featured my monotype series Roses along with trace monotypes drawn from my garden over the past summers.

Detail:  Dusk on the Plains,  2016, monotype, 12" x 18"

Detail: Dusk on the Plains, 2016, monotype, 12" x 18"

Quiet Beauty

Somerville Media Center
September 4th–30th, 2017

Reception: Saturday, September 23rd, 11:00am–12:30pm

90 Union Square
Somerville, MA

Quiet Beauty featured a selection of my artwork that emphasizes the tranquility to be found in the close observation of surroundings and nature.

View my interview with Janet Cormier of SCATV. In the conversation we discuss what exactly a monotype is, what inspires me and the different techniques I use in my work.



Submergence, 2016, monotype, 22" x 30"

South Shore Arts Festival

June 16th & 18th, 2017
Cohasset Common, Cohasset MA

"Submergence" was selected to hang in the South Shore Art 62nd Annual Arts Festival and received second prize in printmaking.


Tempting Donuts, 2017, watercolor, 12" x 18"

SOS Donut Art Show

April 15 - May 13, 2017
Union Square Donuts, 20 Bow Street, Somerville

My watercolor painting "Tempting Donuts" was part of the Somerville Open Studios (SOS) Donut Art Show hanging in the Union Square Donuts shop. The exhibit was a fun take on all kinds of donut inspired art.